News in Brief

OHNC Meeting Agenda

The next meeting for the Orient Heights Neighborhood Council will be held Monday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. For your information and so that you may post and share it, the agenda is below:

Zoom meeting information:


Public Safety  

Station 7 Community Update: Officer Dan Simons

Announcements & General Presentations

PLAN: East Boston

Presentation from Boston Planning and Development Agency representative Jason Ruggiero.

Orient Heights Design Review Committee

A March meeting of the Design Review Committee was not held and no proposals are currently scheduled for April, though we expect that to change as requests come in.

Brief overview of development presentation application form.

Development Presentations


1187 Saratoga Street – Correct existing code violation of basement Unit by removing basement kitchen and door unit separations between unit 1 and basement and then extend living space into the basement area from unit #1 to connect directly into the first 1st floor unit and remove rear second floor interior stairs and construct new exterior stair from the existing rear porch.


ISD Refusal letter:


90 Ashley Street – 90 Ashley Street – erect a two-family dwelling on a vacant lot.

137 Leyden Street – New three-story building with six 2-bedroom units varying from 961 sq ft to 1,199 sq ft with a total of five parking spaces.


76 Montmorenci Avenue – change the building occupancy from Single to Two-Family Dwelling and erect an addition on the existing 5,397 square foot parcel.


1132 Saratoga Street / 70 Shawneen – -Erect a 6 unit residential dwelling with 7 parking spaces on newly created 9,285 square foot lot.


The next OHNC meeting will be held on Monday, April 19.

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